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  • Welcome to the Traffic-Roadway Section (TRS)
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    Traffic Engineering Operations and Roadway Engineering combined to form the new Traffic-Roadway Section (TRS) under the leadership of Bob Pappe. Bob's many years of engineering and management experience makes him an excellent statewide leader in traffic-roadway engineering and operations matters. Bob leads a team of talented, knowledgeable managers that has a wealth of combined experience.
  • Rumble Strip Program
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    Roadway departure fatalities are a serious and often preventable problem. The Federal Highway Administration reports that 54 percent of all highway fatalities in the U.S. are caused by drivers leaving their lane of travel. Our before and after crash analysis found that head-on fatalities were reduced by 40 percent with the installation of centerline rumble strips.
     
    Rumble strips are grooved patterns that make a rumbling sound and physical vibration that immediately warns inattentive drivers that they’re leaving their driving lane. Rumble strips allow drivers to self-correct and avoid a crash. Learn more about our centerline and shoulder rumble strip program, and why we call rumble strips, “the sound of safety.”
     
  • Evaluating Urban Design Standards and Guidance
    The Oregon Department of Transportation Urban Design Initiative seeks to align planning and design work for urban transportation projects, by developing comprehensive design standards and guidance to address the unique needs of urban environments.
     
    This effort considers all modes of transportation including motor vehicle, public transit, pedestrian, bicycle, and rail. The Urban Design Initiative also supports the implementation of design manual updates outlined in the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.
     
    Development and implementation of this initiative will be ongoing from June 2016 through June 2018.
Traffic-Roadway Disciplines Resources
Access Management
The Access Management Unit provide expertise and program management for policies, rules, and procedures related to access to state highways. 
Roadway Engineering
Roadway Engineering provides a wide range of engineering services to our customers. The Bicycle & Pedestrian program is a program in Roadway Engineering.
Office of Project Letting
The Office of Project Letting (OPL) encapsulates these disciplines: 
Traffic Engineering
Traffic Engineering provides a broad range of traffic services, including support for the State Traffic Engineer's delegated authorities, standards for application of traffic control devices, technical analysis of traffic signal operations, highway safety programs and the speed zoning program.
Traffic Standards
Traffic Standards has expertise in a wide variety of installations related to traffic signals, roadway signing and illumination. The primary purpose of this unit is to maintain standards related to construction and specifications.
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ADA in the Public Right of Way
A fully inclusive transportation system is critical to fulfilling ODOT's mission. Our ADA program is to ensure that ODOT’s buildings, roads and sidewalks are safe and accessible for all users including individuals with disabilities.
 
 
Low-Cost Systematic Safety Countermeasures
ODOT has joined national efforts to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes on highways throughout Oregon by encouraging the implementation of low-cost systematic safety countermeasures. Learn more about how these countermeasures can be best deployed.
Internal ePlans and eBids
Electronic plans and specifications are now available to ODOT employees.
Consultant Portal 
The Project Delivery Consultant page provides a wealth of information and resources to help you do business with ODOT.
Contract Information
Looking for Awarded Contracts, Project Summaries, Bid Opening dates and other contract-related information?  
ODOT Subject Index
Can't find the content you need? Review ODOT's subject index.